Event Pick: 2016 Gwar B-Q at Hadad’s Lake 

Aug. 20

click to enlarge night33_gwarbq.jpg

Scott Elmquist

Despite our resurrection as an up-and-coming city, Richmond is still defined by its unsavory past. That’s never going to change — nor should it. But our newfound focus on the capital of creativity owes a great deal to Gwar. The city’s profane vaudevillians helped put Richmond on the map as an internationally known and respected breeding ground for unique inspirations. On Saturday, Aug. 20, the group is the host of Gwar B-Q, its annual showcase of amplified aggression-makers at Hadad’s Lake. It features a who’s who of fist-pumpers including Murphy’s Law, American Nightmare, Against Me, Eye Hate God (fronted by former Pantera vocalist Phil Anselmo) and others. Richmond metal gods and former Gwar openers Lamb of God headline the day of riff-based barrages that includes a performance by the vulgar hosts. Before and after the main event, there are Gwar B-Q-related shows at the National and GwarBar to make it a full weekend of blasphemous entertainments. For the ticket information and the full schedule of events, visit gwarbq.com.

Comments (3)

Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-3 of 3

Add a comment

  • Re: Eye Catching

    • Thanks for sharing this article. A beautiful pair of sunglasses that perfectly match your face…

    • on March 24, 2017
  • Re: Event Pick: The Church Hill Irish Festival

    • The Irish Festival is a 2-day event. Saturday March 25 & Sunday March 26

    • on March 23, 2017
  • Re: Event Pick: Meet-A-Bandmate for First Time’s The Charm RVA

    • Hey Scott, you can feel free to send me information about your background and music…

    • on March 23, 2017
  • More »
  • More by Chris Bopst

    Copyright © 2017 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation